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Elizabeth Uyuruciaq David (Yup’ik)

Indigenous Finance Director


Elizabeth Uyuruciaq David (Yup’ik) was born and raised in Bethel, Alaska. Her grandparents are the late Annie and Nicholas David and mother is the late Dora (Aryak) David. Uyuruciaq enjoys going to fish camp in the summer. She was taught by her grandmother and mother about the importance of carrying on traditional values for future generations and she is excited to learn about other indigenous cultures of Alaska. Uyuruciaq enjoys spending time outdoors with her family connecting with the land.

Uyuruciaq holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and an MBA with a focus on general management from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She worked in the financial institution industry for 20 years, with direct experience in credit unions, prior to joining First Alaskans. In her role at FAI, Uyuruciaq is building upon existing financial frameworks and proactively seek ways to increase FAI’s financial position in order to strengthen our ability to advance our vision and mission. She is responsible for understanding and knowing our dynamic scope of work and ensure our accounting and related business functions match our aspirations as a strength-based Native non-profit. Uyuruciaq plays a critical role in guiding and strengthening our organizations and we are so happy she has joined our team.